Swimming

2015 IPC Swimming World Championships open for entries

By Daniel Etchells

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre will host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesThe entry process for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow has been launched today, with countries wishing to participate initially being asked to outline the number of athletes they expect to be part of their teams.

IPC Swimming looks ahead as it reviews strategic plan

By Zjan Shirinian

The governing body's Sport Technical Committee met to look ahead to 2015's schedule ©Getty ImagesChiefs have met to map out the next year in Paralympic swimming as part of a strategic plan.

Swimming Canada appoint new Para-swimming senior manager of high-performance

By Gary Anderson

James Hood has been appointed as the senior mangaer of high performance for Para-swimming at Swimming Canada ©Swimming CanadaSwimming Canada has announced that James Hood has been appointed to the role of senior manager of its Para-swimming high-performance programme.

Paralympics Ireland on the lookout for talented swimmers at masterclass event

By Zjan Shirinian

Darragh McDonald won one of two gold medals for Ireland in the pool at the London 2012 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesTalented swimmers with a disability having a splash during a masterclass event could be given a helping hand on the path to competing at a future Paralympic Games.

Swimmer Bohodayko named IPC Best Male Athlete of the Month for August

By Emily Goddard

Yevheniy Bohodayko has been named the Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Month for August ©Getty ImagesSwimmer Yevheniy Bohodayko of Ukraine has been named the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Best Male Athlete of the Month for August after becoming the most decorated competitor at the 2014 IPC Swimming European Championships in Eindhoven.

San Antonio awarded 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships

By Zjan Shirinian

The Northside Swim Center in San Antonio will stage the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesThe Texan city of San Antonio has been awarded the 2015 World Deaf Swimming Championships.

Australians Clarke and Corry in photo-finish to bring Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships to close

By Gary Anderson

Kayla Clarke came out on top in a thrilling race against team mate Taylor Corry ©Getty ImagesAustralia's Kayla Clarke and Taylor Corry matched each other stroke for stroke in a thrilling women's 100 metres freestyle S14 final with Clarke awarded the win after a photo-finish on the final day of action at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena.

Another six records fall as IPC Swimming European Championships comes to a close

By Paul Osborne

Jennie Ekstrom was one of six athletes to set world and European records on the final day of the IPc Swimming European Championships ©Getty ImagesThe final day of competition at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming European Championships saw six more records fall to leave a total of 24 world and 42 European records broken in the Pieter van den Hoogenband Stadium in Eindhoven,.

Meyers sets second world record at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships

By Gary Anderson

Rebecca Meyers set a second world record at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships today ©Getty ImagesAmerica's Rebecca Meyers was in world record breaking form again at Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Pasadena as she set a global best time of 2min 26.86sec in the women's 200 metres individual medley S13 at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Centre.
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